Mickey Mouse Brings Disney Magic to Anticipated Clippers vs. Cavaliers Game

Disney invites fans to join #TeamMickey by celebrating family fun

Los Angeles, Calif. (March 11, 2016) – Mickey Mouse is set to celebrate basketball and family fun with a special appearance at the much-anticipated L.A. Clippers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers game at the STAPLES Center, Los Angeles on Sunday March 13th. Mickey will participate in a ceremonial pre-game tip-off with Make-A-Wish recipients as well as entertaining the crowd with a half-time show encouraging fans of all ages to join #TeamMickey by getting up, moving around and having fun!

Fans in attendance at the game will enjoy three never-before-seen cartoon clips showing Mickey’s basketball skills, as well as video footage from when Mickey dropped into a practice session with Clippers players Chris Paul, DeAndre Jordan, Cole Aldrich, Wesley Johnson and Paul Pierce.

Fans will also be encouraged to capture and share their favorite Mickey moments from the game with hashtag #TeamMickey.

Mickey’s visit to the game is part of The Walt Disney Company’s Healthy Living Commitment, a long-standing commitment to create healthier generations by making healthy living fun and simple. Through engaging content and unique experiences, the company finds creative ways to partner with parents and inspire kids to eat right, be active, and be their best.

Available Assets:

  • Captivating behind-the-scenes images of Mickey and top-Clippers players during a recent Clippers practice session with some of the team’s biggest players!
  • Action-packed post-game images of Mickey’s in-game antics with NBA stars, celebrities & more

About Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media
Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media (DCPI) is the business segment of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) that brings our Company’s stories and characters to life through innovative and engaging physical products and digital experiences across more than 100 categories, from toys and t-shirts, to apps, books and console games. DCPI comprises two main lines of business: Disney Consumer Products (DCP), and Disney Interactive (DI). The combined segment is home to world class teams of app and game developers, licensing and retail experts, a leading retail business (Disney Store), artists and storytellers, and technologists who inspire imaginations around the world.

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